Bureau of Indian Affairs 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Guidelines for Implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act
Document Number: 2016-31726
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces the availability of the Department's new Guidelines for Implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act. These guidelines are intended to assist those involved in child custody proceedings in understanding and uniformly applying the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and the Department's regulations. All such parties including the courts, State child welfare agencies, private adoption agencies, Tribes, and family membershave a stake in ensuring the proper implementation of this important Federal law designed to protect Indian children, their parents, and Indian tribes.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of New Mexico
Document Number: 2016-31725
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Pueblo of Santa Ana and the State of New Mexico entered into a compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces that the compact is taking effect.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Tule River Tribe's Proposed Fee-to-Trust and Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation Project, Tulare County, California
Document Number: 2016-31724
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) in connection with the Tule River Tribe's (Tribe) proposed Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation Project in Tulare County, California. This notice also opens public scoping to identify potential issues, concerns and alternatives to be considered in the EIS.
Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2018 or Calendar Year 2018
Document Number: 2016-30829
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a deadline of March 1, 2017, for Indian Tribes and consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2018 or calendar year 2018.
Land Acquisitions; Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup Reservation
Document Number: 2016-30820
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 9.39 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup Reservation for gaming and other purposes on November 29, 2016.
Final Environmental Impact Statement and a Revised Draft Conformity Determination for the Proposed Wilton Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Sacramento County, California
Document Number: 2016-29991
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency, with the Wilton Rancheria (Tribe), City of Galt, City of Elk Grove, Sacramento County (County), and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) serving as cooperating agencies, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Wilton Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Sacramento County, California, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended. This notice announces that the FEIS is now available for public review. In accordance with Section 176 of the Clean Air Act and EPA's general conformity regulations, a Revised Draft Conformity Determination (DCD) also has been prepared for the proposed project.
Land Acquisitions; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana
Document Number: 2016-29746
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire 165.81 acres, more or less, of land in trust for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana, for gaming and other purposes on November 17, 2016.
Indian Gaming; Approval of an Amendment to a Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Michigan
Document Number: 2016-29744
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and State of Michigan negotiated a Second Amendment to the Gaming Compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces approval of the Second Amendment.
Traders With Indians
Document Number: 2016-29253
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) is considering whether to propose an administrative rule that would comprehensively update 25 CFR part 140 (Licensed Indian Traders) in an effort to modernize the implementation of the Indian Trader statutes consistent with the Federal policies of Tribal self-determination and self- governance. The current regulations were promulgated in 1957 and have not been comprehensively updated since 1965. The purpose of this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) is to solicit public comments on whether and how the Department should update 25 CFR part 140, including how the Indian Trader regulations might be updated to govern who trades on Indian land and how the regulations can better promote Tribal self-determination regarding trade on Indian lands. In this ANPRM, the Department also announces dates and locations for Tribal consultations and public meetings to consider this issue.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compacts Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-29076
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of California entered into compacts governing Class III gaming with the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California, the Barona Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Barona Reservation, the Jamul Indian Village of California, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation, and the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation. This notice announces that the compacts are taking effect.
Probate Regulation Updates
Document Number: 2016-28751
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-12-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On June 20, 2016, the Bureau of Indian Affairs announced Tribal consultation on potential updates to probate regulations and announced that it would accept written comments until August 1, 2016. We are reopening the comment period to allow additional time for Tribal and public comment and will accept all comments received before January 4, 2017.
Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2016-28750
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is adopting as final the interim final rule published on June 30, 2016, adjusting the level of civil monetary penalties contained in Indian Affairs regulations with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance. The Department of the Interior (Department) did not receive any significant adverse comments during the public comment period on the interim final rule, and therefore adopts the rule as final without change.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Redding Rancheria Fee-to-Trust and Casino Project, Shasta County, California
Document Number: 2016-28757
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), as lead agency, intends to gather information necessary for preparing an environmental impact statement (EIS) in connection with the Redding Rancheria's (Tribe) application requesting that the United States acquire approximately 232 acres of land in trust in Shasta County, California, for the construction and operation of a casino resort.
Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana
Document Number: 2016-28749
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice publishes the liquor control code of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, Michigan and Indiana (the Band). The liquor control code regulates and controls the possession, sale, manufacture, and distribution of alcohol in conformity with the laws of the State of Indiana.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation
Document Number: 2016-26858
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs proclaimed approximately 359.11 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation of Washington.
Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation of Washington
Document Number: 2016-26853
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 24.76 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation.
Tribal Transportation Program
Document Number: 2016-26141
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This final rule updates the Tribal Transportation Program regulations (formerly the Indian Reservation Roads Program) to comply with statutory updates. The Tribal Transportation Program is a program to address the surface transportation needs of Tribes. This rule reflects statutory changes in the delivery options for the program, clarifies the requirements for proposed roads and access roads to be added to, or remain in, the inventory, revises certain sections that were provided for informational purposes, and makes technical corrections.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26670
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of California and the Pala Band of Mission Indians entered into a Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces that the compact is taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26256
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of California and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation entered into a Tribal- State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces that the compact is taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26255
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of California and the Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation entered into a Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces that the compact is taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact Taking Effect in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26254
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The State of California and the Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation entered into a Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces that the compact is taking effect.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amended Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of South Dakota
Document Number: 2016-26253
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and State of South Dakota negotiated an Amended Gaming Compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces approval of the amended compact.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amendment to Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2016-26252
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Coquille Indian Tribe and State of Oregon entered into an amendment to an existing Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces approval of the amendment.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amendment to Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26251
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Yurok Tribe (Tribe) of the Yurok Reservation and State of California (State) entered into an amendment to an existing Tribal- State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces approval of the amendment.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amended Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of California
Document Number: 2016-26250
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Jackson Band of Miwuk Indians (Tribe) and State of California entered into an amendment to the existing Tribal-State Compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces approval of the amendment.
Court of Indian Offenses Serving the Wind River Indian Reservation
Document Number: 2016-26041
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice accompanies the interim final rule establishing a Court of Indian Offenses (also known as CFR Court) for the Wind River Indian Reservation. It waives the application of certain sections of the regulations for the Court of Indian Offenses serving the Wind River Indian Reservation to allow BIA to establish a CFR court when necessary. It will also allow the Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs to appoint a magistrate without the need for confirmation by the tribal governing body.
Addition of the Wind River Indian Reservation to the List of Courts of Indian Offenses
Document Number: 2016-26039
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This interim final rule establishes a Court of Indian Offenses (also known as CFR Court) for the Wind River Indian Reservation until the agency can promulgate a final rule that considers comments received.
Amended Notice of Intent To Amend the Resource Management Plan for the Farmington Field Office, New Mexico and Prepare an Associated Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2016-25527
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1711-1712), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Farmington Field Office, Farmington, New Mexico is preparing a Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMPA) with an associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). By this notice, the BLM is announcing the beginning of a scoping process to solicit public comments and to identify issues specifically related to analysis of Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) managed mineral leasing and associated activity decisions pursuant to 25 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 200 et seq. as part of the EIS for the Farmington RMPA.
Model Indian Juvenile Code
Document Number: 2016-25374
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is announcing availability of the final version of the updated 2016 Model Indian Juvenile Code. The updated Model Indian Juvenile Code is intended as a tool to assist Indian Tribes in creating or revising their juvenile codes.
HEARTH Act Approval of Chemehuevi Indian Tribe Regulations
Document Number: 2016-25373
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On October 7, 2016, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) approved the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe of the Chemehuevi Reservation, California leasing regulations under the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012 (HEARTH Act). With this approval, the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe is authorized to enter into business site leases without further BIA approval.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Grazing Permits
Document Number: 2016-24183
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-10-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal of the collection of information for Grazing Permits authorized by OMB Control Number 1076- 0157. This information collection expires October 31, 2016.
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota)
Document Number: 2016-23214
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Indian Gaming; Approval of a Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of South Dakota
Document Number: 2016-22649
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and State of South Dakota entered into a compact replacing and superseding an existing Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces approval of the compact.
Reinstate Agency Information Collection for the Johnson O'Malley Act Requirements
Document Number: 2016-22317
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education is seeking comments and will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval to reinstate the collection of information, Johnson O'Malley Act Requirements, 25 CFR 273, previously authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0096.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land
Document Number: 2016-21917
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) published a notice in the Federal Register on August 30, 2016, requesting the Office Management and Budget (OMB) renew the Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land, OMB Control Number 1076-0100. The notice contained an incorrect title.
New Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian Education Medication Authorization and Incident Report Forms
Document Number: 2016-20816
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking comments and will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval on the new collection of information, Bureau of Indian Education Medication Authorization and Incident Report Forms.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Grazing Permits
Document Number: 2016-20811
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal of the collection of information for Acquisition of Trust Land, 25 CFR 151 authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0100. This information collection expires August 31, 2016.
Indian Gaming; Extension of Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact (Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota)
Document Number: 2016-20436
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This notice announces the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amendment to Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Wyoming
Document Number: 2016-19877
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation and State of Wyoming entered into a compact replacing and superseding an existing Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming. This notice announces approval of the new compact.
Notice of Intent To Establish a Negotiated Rulemaking Committee
Document Number: 2016-19599
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
On November 9, 2015, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) published a notice of intent requesting comments and nominations for Tribal representatives for the Accountability Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (Committee). The comment period for that notice of intent closed December 24, 2015. On April 14, 2016, the BIE reopened the comment and nomination period with a new deadline of May 31, 2016. The BIE is further extending the comment period for Tribes to nominate individuals for membership on the Committee. The BIE also solicits comments on the proposal to establish the Committee, including comments on additional interests not identified in this notice of intent and comments on the expansion of the scope of the Committee. The BIE is also correcting a drafting error in the April 14, 2016 Notice that omitted from Section III the central purpose of the Committee under the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which requires the Secretary of the Interior, using a negotiated rulemaking process, to develop regulations for implementation no later than the 2017-2018 academic year. It also requires the Secretary to define the standards, assessments, and accountability system consistent with Section 1111 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) for the schools funded by BIE on a national, regional, or tribal basis.
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children
Document Number: 2016-18718
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold its next meeting in Lawrence, Kansas. The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities.
Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects
Document Number: 2016-18642
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns or has an interest in irrigation projects located on or associated with various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish irrigation assessment rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate these projects. We request your comments on the proposed rate adjustments.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Program
Document Number: 2016-17984
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal of the collection of information for Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act Programs, authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0136. This information collection expires July 31, 2016.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Energy Resource Agreements
Document Number: 2016-17779
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal of the collection of information for Tribal Energy Resource Agreements, authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0167. This information collection expires July 31, 2016.
Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Permits
Document Number: 2016-17546
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal of the collection of information for Navajo Partitioned Lands Grazing Permits authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0162. This information collection expires July 31, 2016.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Fee to Trust Transfer for Tribal Village and Casino, City of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana
Document Number: 2016-17074
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as the lead Federal agency, with the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, the Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as cooperating agencies, has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the proposed approval of the fee-to-trust transfer of land located within the municipal limits of the City of South Bend, Indiana, for the construction of tribal housing, government facilities, and a Class III gaming facility. This notice also announces the FEIS is now available for public review. Copies are available upon request or may be found at the addresses indicted in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.
Indian Child Welfare Act Proceedings
Document Number: 2016-17269
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Department of the Interior (Department) is hosting training sessions on its regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) for federally recognized Indian Tribes and for State court and child welfare agency personnel. This document announces the dates and locations of the training sessions.
Indian Gaming
Document Number: 2016-16919
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Skokomish Indian Tribe and State of Washington entered into an amendment to an existing Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces approval of the amendment.
Indian Gaming; Approval of Amendment to Tribal-State Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Oregon
Document Number: 2016-15976
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
The Klamath Tribes and State of Oregon entered into an amendment to an existing Tribal-State compact governing Class III gaming; this notice announces approval of the amendment.
Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustments
Document Number: 2016-15534
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-06-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
This rule adjusts the level of civil monetary penalties contained in Indian Affairs regulations with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.